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SmokeFreeBrain project and “Libre de Humos” App presentation at high school students
Public Health policy: Local Health system, Health ministries
SmokeFreeBrain project and “Libre de Humos” App presentation at high school students

SmokeFreeBrain: an EU-sponsored project available to help smokers stop smoking

This category includes hospitals, health service organizations, Ministry of Health, Smoking cessation clinics etc. Although SmokeFreeBrain project does not include pupils in its target group, given the high incidence of smoking in schools it may be useful to involve Ministries and organizations (parent associations) related to education.

Benefit from SmokeFreeBrain project: Free, effective ways to help stop smoking.

How to get involved: Join the dedicated SmokeFreeBrain LinkedIn group to receive updates on the project and feel free to participate/contribute in scientific discussions.

SmokeFreeBrain project and “Libre de Humos” App presentation at high school students

SmokeFreeBrain project seeks the most effective way to help smokers stop smoking, such as the use of neurofeedback, e-Cigarette and objective ways to evaluate the efficacy of each method

This category includes doctors, researchers, academics, statisticians working in public health (projects).

Benefit from SmokeFreeBrain project: Allow for proper evaluation of neurofeedback as a smoking cessation treatment, and objective evidence for effective intervention.

How to get involved: Join the dedicated SmokeFreeBrain LinkedIn group to receive updates on the project and feel free to participate/contribute in scientific discussions.

SmokeFreeBrain project and “Libre de Humos” App presentation at high school students

SmokeFreeBrain project seeks the most effective way to help smokers stop smoking, hence help maintain healthy and productive staff and reduce costs related to sickness claims etc

This category includes:

  • pharmaceutical companies, neuroimaging companies working on nicotine cessation (eg Imanova who is working on MRI and e cig, e cig companies, Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association
  • insurance companies or industries where smokers are likely concentrated due to work stress, such police forces and bank clerks.

Benefit from SmokeFreeBrain project: Effective ways to help stop smoking and maintain healthy staff

How to get involved: Join the dedicated SmokeFreeBrain LinkedIn group to receive updates on the project and feel free to participate/contribute in scientific discussions.

SmokeFreeBrain project and “Libre de Humos” App presentation at high school students

SmokeFreeBrain: EU-sponsored project available to assess the effectiveness of current and new ways of helping smokers stop smoking

This category includes smokers and social environment associated with smokers (family, friends and colleagues), ex-smokers, passive smokers, pregnant and lactating smokers who want to quit smoking.

What do we offer? New scientific based information on the efficacy, safety and cost effectiveness of current and new emerging ways to help smokers stop smoking.

What is requested? Participation in our pilot trials and engagement with SmokeFreeBrain initiatives and activities. Feedback and recommendations on work carried out in the SmokeFreeBrain consortium.

How to get involved? Join the pilot through website registration page, join our Facebook and Twitter page.

SmokeFreeBrain project and “Libre de Humos” App presentation at high school students

SmokeFreeBrain: an EU-sponsored project available to assess the effectiveness of current and new ways of helping smokers stop smoking

This category includes patients who are suffering from, have suffered rom and are associated with people who are suffering from heath conditions caused or linked to smoking (e.g. COPD, asthma, lung cancer, cardiovascular problems, sleep apnea). This category will include patients suffering from mental illness (e.g. depression, bipolar, anxiety, addiction, schizophrenia) where smoking is prevalent.

Benefit from SmokeFreeBrain project: New scientific based information on the efficacy, safety and cost effectiveness of current and new emerging ways to help smokers stop smoking.

What is requested? Engagement with SmokeFreeBrain initiatives and activities. Feedback and recommendations on work carried out by the SmokeFreeBrain consortium.

How to get involved: Join the dedicated SmokeFreeBrain LinkedIn group to receive updates on the project and provide feedback and recommendations on work carried out by the SmokeFreeBrain consortium.

Encourage patients to join the pilot through website registration page, join our Facebook and Twitter page.

SmokeFreeBrain project and “Libre de Humos” App presentation at high school students

SmokeFreeBrain: An EU-sponsored research program is available for participation and collaboration

This category includes projects at universities and research institutes related to smoking cessation.

Benefit from SmokeFreeBrain project: Participation and collaboration in an European research program

How to get involved: Join the dedicated SmokeFreeBrain LinkedIn group to receive updates on the project and provide feedback and recommendations on work carried out by the SmokeFreeBrain consortium and specific talks in universities and research institutes to attract participation and collaboration.

SmokeFreeBrain project and “Libre de Humos” App presentation at high school students

SmokeFreeBrain: An EU-sponsored research program is available that is actively seeking to broadly disseminate its findings and form strategic collaborations with stakeholders in the smoking cessation arena (e.g. scientists, policy makers, industry)

This category includes organization of stand-alone workshops or as part of a bigger conference where SmokeFreeBrain researchers will present and discuss their findings and ideas with other scientists, industry and/or policy makers to enable dissemination and cross fostering of knowledge with the aim to develop new collaborations. Outreach activities (e.g. presentations) will be carried out by members of consortium to stakeholders (policy organizations, smoking cessation clinics, schools, universities, GPs, patient associations).

Benefit from SmokeFreeBrain project: Novel knowledge on efficacy, safety and cost effectiveness of new and current smoking cessation methods and willingness to share and collaborate with targeted stakeholders.

How to get involved: Join the dedicated SmokeFreeBrain LinkedIn group to receive updates on the project and provide feedback and recommendations on work carried out by the SmokeFreeBrain consortium.

LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS

SmokeFreeBrain project and “Libre de Humos” App presentation at high school students

Science Week is the annual scientific event with the largest outreach in Europe. From November 7th to 20th, many research and knowledge organizations organize a wide range of scientific activities and performances for all tastes and ages. Members of the Technological Innovation Group (SAS partner) showcased the SmokeFreeBrain project and the “Libre de Humos” App…

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SoLoMo intervention presentation at the Health 2.0 Andalucia congress

Health 2.0 Andalucia gathers the healthcare sector stakeholders and IT lovers in Andalucia. It aims to improve the conditions of healthcare assistance using the new web technologies among others. Health2.0 wants to Foster health-related projects, providing them with more visibility. We are part of the international Health 2.0 network which has more than 90 local…

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SO-LO-MO clinical session at the Virgen del Rocío University Hospital in Seville

SmokeFreeBrain partner SAS organised the first clinical session at the Virgen del Rocío University Hospital in Seville, Spain The objective was to explain the SO-LO-MO hospital´s smoking cessation program and to showcase the SmokeFreeBrain project More than 30 MDs and medicine lecturers participated

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Social-Local-Mobile intervention presentation at the Spanish National eHealth Conference

The Spanish National eHealth Conference took place on 14 November 2016 in Madrid, Spain. It included topics about clinical experiences, gamification, apps, big data, etc. At this Conference, our project partner USE presented the SmokeFreeBrain Social-Local-Mobile intervention. Event website: http://laesalud.com/congreso/

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Results and conclusion of the SmokeFreeBrain case study with a 22 years-old young and unemployed man

With the title: “Exploring the efficacy of Biofeedback Training in Smoking Addiction: A SFB study” the scientific team of Aristotle University presented at the SAN2016 Conference the materials and methods used for the first subject who participated in the Neurofeedback pilot in Thessaloniki, Greece. The results and conclusions are very interesting and real motivation to…

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SmokeFreeBrain Workshop Saturday, October 8 2016, Corfu Greece

Neuroscience of Addiction and Smoking Cessation – the SmokeFreeBrain Consortium We are proud to announce the 1st project Workshop! part of the #SAN2016 conference Workshop participants will have the unique opportunity to learn about the different intervention methods for smoking cessation that SmokeFreeBrain projects investigates. The inteventions will be about: Against smoking public service announcements…

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Presentation of SmokeFreeBrain to the PanAmerican Health Organization

The SmokefreeBrain project and especially the SoLoMo intervention presented at the PanAmerican Health Organization. Participants, decision-makers in the Americas (the PAHO representatives that support each country to implement Smoking Cessation actions) confirmed their interest in it, and look forward to know more about the results the pilot in April 2017

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SoLoMo App presentation at the largest Recommender Systems congress

Within the Smokefree Brain project, patients within the SoLoMo intervention will benefit from a Decision Support System (DSS). It will tailor motivational messages to help them stop smoking, and sends it to the Smokefree app they will have installed in their smartphones. During the 10th edition of the RecSys congress, in the “Workshop on Engendering…

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Design of two combined health recommender systems for tailoring messages in a smoking cessation app

We are proud to announce that on 15th-19th September 2016 our partners from UNISAP will present the technical part of the SmokeFreeBrain SoLoMo intervention at the International Workshop o n Engendering Health with RecSys co-located with ACM RecSys 2016. The event will take place in Boston, USA. click here to view more.

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The first graduated student! Thesis on results of the SmokeFreeBrain pilot concerning public service announcements.

UNISAP partner, at Sapienza University of Rome, obtained their first graduated student (master in cognitive neuroscience) on first results of the pilot concerning public service announcements (PSAs). The thesis publication article will be announced soon at IEEE EMBC 2016 proceedings (The 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society)

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SmokeFreeBrain project supports #san2016

SmokeFreeBrain project supports the Society of Applied Neuroscience Conference SAN2016, which will be held in Corfu Island, Greece, on 6-9 of October 2016. The #san2016 Call for Papers is now open! The deadline for abstract submission is June 20th, 2016 You may find more information at: http://www.applied-neuroscience.org/san2016/

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SmokeFreeBrain at the 6th International Conference on Digital health

The SmokeFreeBrain project partner USE presented at the 6th International Conference on Digital health http://www.acm-digitalhealth.org , the Learning Decision Algorithm (DMA) that helps increase long-term engagement with health apps among chronic patients and introduced its smoking cessation application that will be tested at the Smoking Cessation Unit of the Hospital Virgen del Rocio in Seville,…

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SmokeFreeBrain project meeting in Rome

A significant step towards the definitions of the protocols for SmokeFreeBrain smoking cessation interventions has been made during the 2nd General Assembly of SmokeFreeBrain project, on 25-26 January, kindly hosted by Sapienza University.

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SmokeFreeBrain H2020 project officially started

SmokeFreeBrain H2020 project has been officially started today for a challenging period of 36 months, with the aim to provide multidisciplinary tools for improving the efficacy of public prevention measures against smoking

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SmokeFreeBrain kickoff meeting in Thessaloniki

SmokeFreeBrain Kick of meeting 10-11 of November 2015 in Thessaloniki, Greece Two days event hosted by AUTH in Thessaloniki, initiating a challenging 36 months project, involving 12 organisations from 7 countries, with the aim to Multidisciplinary tools for improving the efficacy of public prevention measures against smoking.

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